Julius Pickoff

Military

Object Number - UPL 32056 - "Major Julius Pickoff, 401st Bomb Group bombardier shows his affection for Mother Earth upon completion of his 25th bombing mission over enemy...

Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. Group bombardier. 25 x combat missions. ETD

Awards: LOM (2OLC), DFC (3OLC), AM (5OLC), Defense, WWII Victory, EAME (2 x Battle Star).

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Units served with

A pathfinder B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-8258) of the 401st Bomb Group. Image by Robert Astrella. Written on slide casing: '48258 14 A, Mount Farm.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Shark Tooth
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 614th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Texas 23 March 1917

Enlisted

22 July 1940

Based

Deenethorpe 20 March 1944 - 22 September 1944 Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF.

Other

Discharged USAAF

1 September 1967 Honourable discharge.

Died

Larkspur, CO 26 January 2000

Buried

Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, CO Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Colorado

Revisions

Date18 Jun 2020 18:25:13
ContributorHotelie1970
Sources

General Order 325 from Headquarters 1st Bombardment Division, Office of the Commanding General, by Command of Major General Williams, dated 13 September 1944

Date8 Mar 2018 22:48:58
ContributorAl_Skiff
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Key Image ID.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:17:39
ContributorAAM

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